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those critics as extremists. simply for exercising their first amendment rights. bill tucker has our report. >> reporter: the numbers help explain why there's such passion in the health care debate. 74% say their families or other americans will be helped by obama's proposals, yet at the same time, 83% of americans say they're satisfied with their coverage. people, like craig miller in pennsylvania. >> one day god's going to stand before you and he's going to judge you and the rest of your damn cronies up on the hill. >> reporter: a passion apparently unanticipated and feared by some. some political leaders have been quick to dismiss those voices. >> the groups are not necessarily representative of america. >> reporter: the angriest protestors have been called evil-mongers and accused of being rabid for their dissent. conservative groups like the heritage foundation argue that the mocking and name calling is meant to quiet the debate by making the protestors feel embarrassed and foolish, for being afraid of government and asking questions. heritage notes, six years ago it was the dem
heads together to -- where tucker barnes and i put our big heads together to answer your most pressing questions. this is from martin allen. he writes where does the term under the weather come from. we often hear it when referring to someone who is feeling sick. since the weather come from up above, aren't we all under the weather all of the time? starting get philosophical there. aren't we all under the weather, martin. do either of you have a guess as to where the expression comes from. >> you hay little bit of a clue here when i saw a sailing ship. that was right leer on my page. i'll let you explain but i do have a pretty good guess. >> i have no idea. >> thnk you, steve. it comes -- tucker, do you know? >> no, i don't actually. take a look. the term is an old term that comes from british sailing. and here is what the deal is. we have a picture of a british sailing ship. we have no where had ifthis is the picture it was refurring to. >> that is i nice ship. >> that is a clipper ship. >> the phrase under the weather according to medicinenet.com came from british sailing ships when
and samuel tucker elementary run on a modified calendar, which put students back in the classroom this morning. these students will be in class for nine weeks and then have a three-week break. some schools in fairfax and arlington counties also began today. >>> it could soon cost you more to hail a taxi in the district. the city council has lifted a $19 cap on taxi cab rides that start and end in the district. cab drivers have called for this since last june. that's when the switch to the metered fare system took place. the council removed the gap as part of the fiscal 2010 budget plan. >>> we're following breaking news out of baja, california, right now. a powerful earthquake has rocked mexico. the 6.9 magtude quake was centered 331 miles southeast of tijuana, but set off alarms as far away as phoenix. there are no immediate reports of injuries or damage. it hit around 2:00 this afternoon eastern time. just minutes after two other quakes were felt. pat? >>> meanwhile, back here at home we're getting a bit of a break from that humidity today. but a break for how long? veronica joh
and textbooks. the list does not stop there. tucker carlson will join us. "i start each morning with "fox & friends" because they are no slouch." they held me wake up. >> hi, this is kid rock and i love "fox & friends." gretchen: cash for clunkers deal -- a deal is going to be reached now. it means $2 billion more of your dollars will be going to fund existing through labor day. steve: some democrats and a lot of republicans said maybe this is not such a good idea. it is supposed to go for a couple of months. we ran out of money in four days. harry reid threatened to keep them past their vacation break. something was brokered last night. one of the things that undercut the whole rationale for having the federal government take another $2 billion is the fact that lawmakers initially said, this not only will get more fuel-efficient cars on the streets, but we are going to actually jack up the number of cars that are sold by american manufacturers. that is not the case. unfortunately, right now, the top five cars under the cash for clunkers program -- take a look. there's only one u.s. brand
at the congressman's tv two step. >> reporter: not since conservative commentator tucker carlson good naturedly made a spectacle of himself, as the political establishment had so much anticipation. >> 16 new stars will take center stage. tom delay. >> former republican house majority leader known as the hammer, no relation to this hammer. ♪ go hammer >> reporter: the other hammer tweeted he'd be dancing with the stars and set up a website -- dancing with delay. the daughter told "the washington post" he lost 12 pounds working out. in anticipation -- >> it's quayle ♪ oh. >> we bring you "dancing with the politicos." >> i can't believe he hasn't hurt himself yet. >> up and down ready to hop. >> reporter: from karl rove's rap to the first couple's slow dance. we let the people -- for instance, former secretary of state madeleine albright giving macarena questions. >> a brilliant show of international dance diplomacy. >> reporter: or sarah palin on ""saturday night live"". >> i say an 11. >> she bites her lip off. dirty girl. >> reporter: one of the lowest scores went to a legendary clip of presiden
. >> reporter: not since conservative commentator tucker carlson good naturedly made a spectacle of himself, has the political establishment licked its lips in so much anticipation. >> new stars will take center stage. >> reporter: the former republican house majority leader, also known as "the hammer," no relation to this hammer. the other hammer tweeted the news that he'd be dancing with the stars and set up a website, "dancing with delay." his daughter said he's already lost 12 pounds working out. in anticipation -- >> get out his gong, because he's shooting quail. >> reporter: we bring you dancing with the politicos. ♪ look at him jumping up and down ♪ >> reporter: from karl rove's rap, to the first couple's slow dance, we let the people judge. ♪ for instance, former secretary of state madeiline albright giving macrana lessons. >> a brilliant show. >> reporter: or sarah palin on "saturday night live." >> i say an 11. >> she bites her lip while rocking. >> reporter: one of the lowest scores went to a clip of president bush. the question is, can tom delay disprove the republicans can't d
off. tucker carlson joins us from washington, d.c. >> good morning. as we have been talking about, textbooks under the influence of the activist left is not to describe the world the way it is, but to hope for the way it should be. that means sometimes changing history. t whio whit, adam and eve is now eve and adam. in the left-wing version of genesis, adam convinced eve to eat the apple. steve: they are rewriting the bible? [laughter] >> if you look back, you do not have a grandfather clause anymore. that is needless to say, sexist as well. replaced with a retroactive coverage. sportsmanship has that dreaded three letter word, the ugliest word in english, man. it is now sporting conduct. elderly and senior citizens are not around anymore either, not sure why that is offensive, but they are now older citizens. jungle is now forbidden as well. no more jungle. the word is savannah. jungle is a perfectly good word, and evocative word. -- an evocative word. no more george of the jungle, it is george of the rainforest. steve: i wish that you were making this stuff up. but you are actua
of my friends, as a matter of fact. tucker. >>> i've got other news in nbc family. a new addition. >> a new member of the family. >> jenna bush joins the "today" show. jenna bush haguer, i should say. she's married. she's a teacher. she's going to talk about education. she's an expert as a teacher, of course. passion of both her and her mom apparently. jim bell from the "today" show. when they had her on, they said she's good on tv. >> never met her. she seems like a really nice, likable person. >> i agree. >> have you met them? >> yeah. >> they both seem like wonderful kids. >> welcome to jenna. >> part of the family. how exciting. >> welcome, welcome. >> as old as we are, everybody that's not like 48 is a kid. good kid. >> keeping it in the bush family now. >> oh, good. >> disturbing news from that shoe thrower. the journalist who took off both shoes in iraq and called bush -- what did he say? you pig or you dog? >> you dog. bottom of my shoe. >> missed the president. president's quick reflexes. well, he was sent for three years to prison. but in a miscarriage of justice, he's g
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